Sunday, May 24, 2020

Mission Gaganyan

Mission Gaganyaan: ISRO to develop technologies for India’s first manned mission to space.  

Gaganyaan will be the first Indian crewed orbital spacecraft under the Human Space Flight programme of ISRO. 
It is scheduled to be launched with the powerful GSLV Mk III rocket by 2022 . 
It was announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th August 2018.
                                                              ISRO has selected 4(four) astronauts (all Indian Air Force pilots) for Gaganyaan. 
Mission Gaganyaan would take Indian astronauts to space by 2022. 
India will become  fourth country to send a man in space, after the erstwhile USSR, the US and China.
Objectives of the Mission:
  1. Enhancement of science and technology levels in the country
  2. A national project involving several institutes, academia and industry
  3. Improvement of industrial growth
  4. Inspiring youth
  5. Development of technology for social benefits
  6. Improving international collaboration

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